[SunRescue] Anyone else here hate Perl?

Joshua D. Boyd rescue at sunhelp.org
Thu Apr 5 23:18:04 CDT 2001

On Fri, 6 Apr 2001, Greg A. Woods wrote:

> It's absolutely amazing how quickly non-programmers can begin doing
> useful programming with Smalltalk.  (Of course we've known that since
> way back in 1977!)
> If you don't like procedural programming you really should try using
> Smalltalk (i.e. in the form of the Squeak implementation -- 3.0 is just
> out and it includes lots of cool stuff:  www.squeak.org).

Gnu Smalltalk also seems pretty useful.  It doesn't push itself off as a
big development environment (unlike squeak), but it has all the nescesary
things (object browser etc).  Nice for people who like the edit-run cycle
as presented with perl and python.

Joshua Boyd

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